Proper Sleep Could Strengthen Our Immune System, Study Says

A sick woman sleeps next to a box of tissues and some medicine bottles.

A new study gives a possible reason doctors keep telling their sick patients to “get good rest.” Researchers at the University of Tübingen in Germany discovered that our bodies might be more able to fight infection with healthy sleep. The researchers focused on T Cells, or lymphocytes (a type of white blood cells) that are …

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Eight Sleep Unveils New Cooling Smart Mattress, The Pod

Sleep fitness and mattress company Eight Sleep recently unveiled its new smart bed, the Pod. The high-tech mattress includes temperature-regulating technology, biometric tracking, and even an AI sleep coach. According to the company, the Pod is designed to help you get the healthiest sleep possible. We spoke with Jeff Hornstein, marketing manager at Eight Sleep. …

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Buffy Comforter Review – Warm And Eco-Friendly?

A comforter lies on a bed.

The Buffy is a down alternative comforter that just recently hit the market. In a short amount of time, this comforter has become very popular, and I was very excited to try it out. Personally, I was interested in its eco-friendly components and temperature-regulating properties. Is the Buffy a green option that will keep your body …

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Parachute Releases New Eco-Friendly Mattress

Luxury bedding and lifestyle brand Parachute recently revealed its addition to the bed-in-box market. The company says the Parachute Mattress is an eco-friendly innerspring mattress made with the same quality craftsmanship customers have come to expect from the brand. We spoke with a Parachute representative who told us, “It has always been our mission to …

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SIESTA Program Finds Possible Avenues To Improving Sleep For Hospital Patients

A patients can't sleep.

For many, being in the hospital is rarely an enjoyable experience. And pain from illness or injury can be even more uncomfortable when coupled with a lack of sleep. Now, a new study may have found a way to cut down on one of the main causes of patient sleep disturbances: late-night interruptions by nurses …

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